A Note From a Sentimental Senior

They say that college is suppose to be the happiest four years of your life, but no one ever tells you how quickly those four years go by. One day you're completely carefree and the next you're ordering your cap and gown realizing you have to do this thing called the 'real world'. I started … Continue reading A Note From a Sentimental Senior

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Navigating Your First Networking Event

Networking events are a fantastic opportunity to not only get out of your comfort zone but also meet many different people that can help you along your way to success. However, the idea of approaching a complete stranger and trying to introduce yourself can be extremely intimidating and at some times, down right terrifying. I … Continue reading Navigating Your First Networking Event

The Black Hole of Online Applications

You endlessly search online for your dream job, you find the position, and then you get ready to apply. Just as you perfect your resume and prepare a cover letter, you're brought to a link of an outside service asking you to fill out a virtual application. You're likely scrambling to find a password that … Continue reading The Black Hole of Online Applications

How To Market Yourself Without an Internship

Struggling to find an internship or job without any prior experience? Don’t fret, there are several ways to market yourself as a capable and passionate future employee. First and foremost, be proactive. As a college student, I found that the best way to do so is by joining a student organization relatable to your field … Continue reading How To Market Yourself Without an Internship

Don’t Sell Your Part-Time Job Short

Often times students will look at their part-time job as another task to manage so that they can earn money while in school. What students forget are the valuable skills that their job is teaching them, and how many resume-worthy skills they are acquiring in the process. Whether you’re seating patrons at a restaurant or … Continue reading Don’t Sell Your Part-Time Job Short

Retail Wisdom: The Summer Job You Never Wanted (but really need)

Let's be honest not all of us have that dream internship. You know.... the internships that are Monday through Friday from nine to five and are paid. Realistically, most of us have part-time unpaid internships or none at all.  Like most college students, we need money. This summer I went to my internship two days a week … Continue reading Retail Wisdom: The Summer Job You Never Wanted (but really need)

Senioritis: The Motivation Killer

If you're a senior graduating in a barely a month like me, you've probably got a particularly bad case of senioritis. I prefer to choose sleep or leisure over class, socializing over homework, and general laziness over everything. But while I might prefer to choose all the more fun aspects of college life over the … Continue reading Senioritis: The Motivation Killer

“Let’s Meet Over Lunch!” A Guide to Acing an Interview Over a Meal

I’ve always loved to cook and go out to eat, and I have had my fair share of part time jobs. I’ve noticed in college that we talk about restaurants all the time, and we talk about our jobs and internships all the time. Why don’t we talk about how to handle when the two … Continue reading “Let’s Meet Over Lunch!” A Guide to Acing an Interview Over a Meal

Three don’ts you might want to hear before your next interview

With graduation and deadlines for summer internship applications swiftly approaching, everyone has been hearing about what they need to do to prepare. However, you may not know what not to do. Here are three don’ts to keep in the back of your mind when you’re heading to your next interview: Don’t over-promise Everyone has heard … Continue reading Three don’ts you might want to hear before your next interview

Why winter break for a college senior is no break at all

As finals near and winter break seems closer than ever, I remember that I cannot spend the entirety of that month in bed asleep. Why? Because I am a college senior who is looking to be employed come May. This plethora of free time that has not been seen in months should definitely be put … Continue reading Why winter break for a college senior is no break at all